Wish List

Below is a list of the various items that we can always use.

For Our Cats & Dogs:

A stylish in-vest-ment

These “Adopt Me” vests help the world know that these wonderful animals are looking for their forever home. Click here to find online.




A Band(ana) Apart

If you’re looking for something a little more rakish than a vest, these fashionable bandanas help announce our animal’s needs with style and flair. Click here to find online.




Toys in the Attic

Give our dogs something to chew on—these sturdy rubber toys help our dogs stay active and mentally stimulated.

A wide variety of plastic or rubber cat toys fulfill a cat’s instinctual desire to chase, hunt, and capture prey. These gifts will bring out the playful side of even the laziest housecat.


The Mane Course

The Anti-Cruelty Society is proud to partner with the Chicago Department of Aging through our Friends Who Care program. This one-of-a-kind opportunity in Chicago helps provide food and other essential resources to homebound and elderly pet owners across the city. Your donation of healthy, nutritious meals are extremely needed…and will provide a valuable lifeline to pets and families throughout Chicago.


Current needs include:

  • Friskies Indoor Delights Dry Cat Food
  • Dry Dog Food, Purina Pro Plan
  • Wet Dog Food, Purina Pro Plan Turkey and Vegetable
  • Shower curtains (fabric, opaque material)
  • Spray bottles (both glass and plastic)
  • Peanut butter
  • Dog treats
  • Broth (bouillon)
  • Essential oils (lavender, peppermint, chamomile, etc.)
  • Durable dog chews (Benebones, Nylabones, antlers, etc.)
  • KONG toys (all sizes)
  • Zoom grooms (dogs and cats)
  • Catnip

Equipment/Office Supplies:

  • Batteries (AA, AAA, and C)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Digital camera
  • iPads
  • Flip camera
  • Hanging file folders
  • Manilla folders
  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Double pocket folders

Youth Program Supplies:

  • Coloring markers
  • Clipboards
  • Glitter glue
  • Glue sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Poster board
  • IKEA folding chairs in orange (for our new Reading Buddies program)

General Program Supplies:

  • Storage bins (example here)
  • Rolling cart (example here)
  • Dog pajamas, size large
  • Adopt Me vests
  • Soft dog treats
  • Cat treats
  • Poop bags
  • Hand sanitizer refill bottle

Busy Fingers:

  • Sewing machine (in good working order or recently serviced)
  • 4 ply acrylic or synthetic yarn (any colors)
  • Regular fleece (solid or pattern – no sweatshirt fleece please)
  • Cotton blend fabric

Foster Supplies:

  • KMR cat formula
  • Bottles
  • Heating pads
  • Dog pajamas, large (example here)

Contributions of wish list items can be presented to the Society in one of three different ways, including:

In person, by dropping the items off at:
510 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654 

Through the mail, by sending items to:

ATTN: Wish List
The Anti-Cruelty Society
169 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

Shopping online, items can also be purchased from our Amazon Wish List and delivered directly to the shelter.

For more information, please contact:

Development Office
The Anti-Cruelty Society
157 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 644-8338, ext. 8200


Thank you to our partners whose support makes our work possible